ENDS Report Weekly, 7 July 2011

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The Environment Tools Directory - New resource for local authorities

The Environment Tools Directory is a new resource for councils identifying the key datasets and software tools for community and council carbon reduction activities. Developed by an expert group on behalf of DECC, see the list of 55 tools to read and review here

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  • Ofwat survives review, but needs to overhaul approach

    The government's review of Ofwat says the water regulator needs to change its approach to future price reviews to better deliver sustainable development. But the review contains confusing comments on the need for water efficiency and leakage targets.
  • Ecological crisis ‘will not be avoided’

    A failure to tackle biodiversity loss was predicted at a meeting of experts gathered to discuss solutions. Ministers have endorsed a new EU biodiversity strategy while a new English strategy has been held up.


Climate Action in the New Global Economic Order

10 & 11 October, ChathamHouse, London

The 15th annual conference on Climate Change includes speakers Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary, UNFCC, and Andrew Steer, Special Envoy for Climate Change, The World Bank.

Register by 10 August to book the early booking rate.

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